RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data from the Rio de Janeiro State Health Secretariat (SES) reported this week that at least seven children who contracted the novel coronavirus were diagnosed with Pediatric Multi-Systemic Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C), a medical condition considered rare and severe. Three of the recorded cases have led to death.
In all, 22 children in the state were diagnosed with the disease. Of these, seven tested positive for the infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the novel coronavirus. The first cases in Rio de Janeiro were recorded at the start of this month and there . . .